Flooding update - (Tuesday 19th November) Malvern and Upton Household Recycling Centres will be closed on Wednesday 20th November 2019

School Admissions

Primary/First/Junior and Middle School applications for September 2020

For Worcestershire residents only:

From 1 September 2019 you can make an application on-line for any Primary/First/Junior/or Middle School before the closing date of 15 January 2020.

Apply online

High School applications for September 2020


For Worcestershire residents only:

The online system for applications to High School for 2020 is now closed. If you still need to make a late application for High School use the late application form.

Late application for transfer to high school

Will you also be applying for Travel Assistance?

When applying for a school place please consider your travel options and the potential costs. Is your child eligible? Find out more information on travel assistance

Consultation on Proposed Admission Policies 2021 to 2022 Academic Year

The County Council does not intend to consult on changes to the admissions policy approved by Cabinet in February 2019. The arrangements Cabinet have approved for 2020 to 2021, which it intends to adopt for 2021 to 2022.

Find out more about Consultation on Proposed Admission Policies 2021 to 2022 Academic Year

Co-ordinated Schemes for all Worcestershire Schools

The Co-ordinated Schemes set out the application process, timescales and allocation process for all schools in Worcestershire for both the normal point of entry to a school (Reception Intake, Year 7 intake etc) as well as a scheme for in-year applications.  The arrangements can be viewed below.

View the Co-ordinated Schemes.

School Capacity and Surplus Places

Every year the Department for Education asks local authorities with responsibility for education to provide a variety of data to enable Government to predict funding requirements in future years. Find out more about School Capacity and Surplus Places

Number on School Roll

The Local Authority normally undertakes pupil counts each year in the Autumn and Spring Terms. The Spring Term Pupil Count takes place on the 3rd Thursday after the start of the term in January. Find out more about Number on School Roll

Ofsted are changing the way they inspect and report on schools

A new Education Inspection Framework starts September 2019. You can find out more information on the new inspection process at Gov.uk (opens in a new window).

University Technical Colleges, Studio Schools and 14 to 19 Academies